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Anna Akhmatova

Akhmatova: Requiem

Not under foreign skies Nor under foreign wings protected – I shared all this with my own people There, where misfortune had abandoned us. [1961] INSTEAD OF A PREFACE During the frightening years of the Yezhov terror, I spent seventeen...

/ December 11, 2011

Anna Akhmatova

Biography Her real name is Anna Andreevna Gorenko, a Russian poet credited with a large influence on Russian poetry. Akhmatova’s work ranges from short lyric poems to universalized, ingeniously structured cycles, such as Requiem (1935-40), her tragic masterpiece about the...

/ November 25, 2011